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1917 Expands Taking the Weekend Box Office and Knocking Off The Rise of Skywalker

1917

1917 has got momentum after high profile award wins and nominations taking the weekend box office. The film’s theaters expanded as well as its gross with the film earning an estimated $36.5 million. The movie’s theater count went from 11 the last two weeks to 3,434 this past weekend, perfect timing for its award wins. That saw a massive increase in dollars beating expectations. The film also debuted in 30 international markets earning nearly $20 million.

The movie received an “A” CinemaScore for its limited release and an “A-” with the wider release. The crowd was 60% male and 80% aged 25 or older.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker dropped to second place earning an estimated $15 million. That brings its domestic total to $478.2 million after four weeks. Internationally, the movie earned $24.2 million to bring that total to $511.4 million. With a worldwide total of $989.6 million, there’s little doubt the film will cross the $1 billion mark this week.

In third place was Jumanji: The Next Level with earned an estimated $14 million after five weeks. Domestically, the film has earned $256.8 million. Internationally, the film added $22.6 million from 65 markets to bring that total to $414 million. Worldwide the film has earned $671 million.

Fourth place looks to be a virtual tie though that may change as the numbers get adjusted. Like a Boss and Just Mercy each earned an estimated $10 million.

Like a Boss‘ debut is jut shy of expectations and the film generally survived bad reviews. The CinemaScore was a “B” from opening day crowds and the audience was 56% female and 65% aged 25 or older.

Just Mercy expanded to 2,375 from 4 the last two weeks. Audiences gave the film an “A+” CinemaScore and the film has been receiving positive reviews. The audience was 60% female and 85% were aged 25 or older.

While no comic related films made the weekend box office list, we’ll be back in an hour for a look at how they did over the week.

The Rise of Skywalker Threepeats as it Crosses Over $900 Million Worldwide

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker made it three weeks in a row at the top of the box office. The film earned an estimated $33.7 million dropping 53% from the previous week. The movie has now earned $450.8 million domestically. Internationally, the film added $50.5 million to bring that total to $468 million. Worldwide, the movie has earned $918.8 million making little doubt that the film will cross the billion dollar mark, the seventh film of 2019 to do so for Disney.

Jumanji: The Next Level came in second place with an estimated $26.5million. Domesitcally, the film has earned $236.2 million. Internationally, the film added $42.4 million to bring that total to $374 million for a global total of $610 million. The film will be released in Brazil on January 16.

Little Women came in third with just a 19% drop. The film earned an estimated $13.6 million to bring its domestic total to $60 million. It added $9.5 million internationally from six markets to bring that total to $20.4 million.

The Grudge debuted in fourth place with an estimated $11.3 million beating expectations. The film received an “F” CinemaScore so don’t expect it to do too well. The audience was 53% male and 51% was aged 25 or older.

Frozen II came in ffith place with an estimated $11.3 million to bring its domestic total to $449.9 million. The movie also added $42.4 million internationally to bring that total to $875.3 million and $1.325 billion worldwide. It’s now the highest grossing animated release of all time.

No comic film made the weekend box office list but we’ll be back in an hour to look at 2019’s releases.

The Rise of Skywalker Takes Two in a Row with $72 million

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker won the weekend box office with an estimated $72 million. The film dropped just 59.4% and it now stands at $361.8 million domestically after ten days. That 59.4% is better than The Last Jedi‘s drop of 67.5% in its second weekend.

Internationally, the film added $94.3 million to bring that total to $363 million. Worldwide, the film stands at $724.8 million and there’s a good chance it’ll cross the billion-dollar mark before its run is complete.

Jumanji: The Next Level held steady at player number two adding an estimated $35.3 million over the three days. Internationally, the film added $61.6 million. Worldwide, the film has earned $472 million.

Little Women opened in third place. The film brought in an estimated $29 million over its five-day debut of which $16.5 million was over the three day weekend. The numbers are well ahead of studio expectations which were $16-17 million over five days. The film received an “A-” CinemaScore from the opening day audiences. The audience was 70% female and 71% were aged 25 or older.

Internationally, the film launched in the UK and Spain and brought in $6.3 million. It continues to open worldwide over the month.

In fourth place was Frozen II which improved from the previous weekend. It earned an estimated $16.5 million to bring its domestic total to $421.3 million. It also added $42.2 million internationally to bring that total to $796.3 million for a worldwide total of $1.218 billion.

Rounding out the top five was the new film Spies in Disguise. The film earned $22 million over five days and $13.5 million over the three day weekend. It received an “A-” CinemaScore from opening day audiences which were 54% female and 40% of the crowd was aged 25 or older.

Internationally, the film brought in $16 million from 51% of the international market.

No comic adaptations made the weekend earnings list though we’ll have a dive into them later today.

Rise of Skywalker Delivers a $175.5 million Debut While Cats Coughs Up a Hairball

Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker won the weekend box office delivering a $175.5 million debut over three days. That’s the third-largest December opening of all time. The studio had expected a $165 million opening.

The weekend audience was 59% male and 64% were aged 25 or older. The film received a “B+” CinemaScore, the first live film to not receive something in the “A” range.

Internationally, the film opened with $198 million from 52 markets delivering a global total of $373.5 million.

Jumanji: The Next Level dropped 56% to come in second place with an estimated $26.1 million. Domestically, the film has earned $101.9 million in ten days. Internationally, the film added $32.6 million from 52 markets to bring that total to $210 million for a worldwide total of $312 million. It still has to debut in Italy, Australia, and Brazil.

Frozen II came in third with an estimated $12.3 million to bring the domestic total to $386.5 million. The international total is now over $717 million and worldwide the movie has earned $1.103 billion.

Cats clawed its way to fourth with a $6.5 million total. With 3,380 locations, that’s one of the top twenty worst openings of all time for films opening in over 3000 locations. The movie received a “C+” CinemaScore from opening day audiences. The movie opened in the UK where it earned $4.4 million and a global total shy of $11 million. It expands in 37 markets next week and rolls out internationally through February.

Knives Out rounds out the top five with an estimated $6.1 million for a domestic total of $89.5 million. It added $6.4 million internationally for an overseas total of $96 million and a global total of $185.6 million. It has yet to open in Germany and Japan.

When it comes to comic films…

Joker dropped 77.4% to come in at #21 with an estimated $140,000. The film’s domestic total now stands at $333.5 million.

We’ll be back in an hour for a deeper dive looking at 2019’s comic adaptations.

Jumanji: The Next Level Rolls Into First for the Weekend

Jumanji: The Next Level

Jumanji: The Next Level took the top spot at the box office knocking Frozen II out of the spot. With an estimated $60.1 million, Jumanji: The Next Level the sequel crushed Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle‘s $36.2 million opening two years ago. That film went on to earn $404.5 million domestically and $557.6 million internationally for a grand total of $962.1 million worldwide.

Internationally, The Next level added 34 new markets to bring that total to 52. It brought in an estimated $85.7 million to bring the international total to $152.5 million.

Frozen II came in second with an estimated $19.2 million after four weeks. Domestically the film has earned $366.5 million. Internationally, the film has earned $666 million for a global total of $1.032 billion. That’s the sixth $1 billion+ film for Disney in 2019.

In third place was Knives Out which added $9.3 million to bring its domestic total to $80 million. It also earned an estimated $13.6 million from 73 international markets to bring that total to $83.3 million and a global total of $163.3 million. It opens in Germany on January 2 and Japan on January 31st.

Richard Jewell came in fourth place with an estimated $5 million. That’s among the top 50 worst openings ever for a film over 2500 locations. The film did receive an “A” CinemaScore from opening day audiences.

Black Christmas was right behind with $4.4 million from 2625 locations another bad opening. Audiences gave the film a “D+” CinemaScore.

When it comes to comic-related film…

Joker slipped to #15 from last week’s #11. The film added $465,000 to its domestic total to bring it to $333 million after 11 weeks.

We’ll be back in an hour for a deeper look at 2019’s comic films.